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Japanese American baseball in California : a history

Author: Kerry Yo Nakagawa
Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A history of Japanese American baseball players and leagues and those players who made the major leagues"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Yo Nakagawa
ISBN: 9781626195820 162619582X 9781540210715 1540210715
OCLC Number: 876350220
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Beginnings : Japanese American Baseball in Hawaii --
Baseball in Japan: Origins and Early Tours to and from Japan --
Dreams of Opportunity: Issei Pioneers on the Mainland --
Baseball Crazy: The Nisei Come of Age --
Breaking Barriers --
Desert Diamonds Behind Barbed Wire --
Postwar Baseball in America and Japan: Resettlement, Reorganization and Reconciliation --
Sansei, Yonsei, Shin Issei and Japanese Nationals Step Up to the Plate --
Celebrations and Remembrances --
Extra Innings.
Responsibility: Kerry Yo Nakagawa ; foreword by Tom Seaver ; preface by Noriyuki "Pat" Morita.

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"A history of Japanese American baseball players and leagues and those players who made the major leagues"--
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